Definition: This entry is the annual electricity generated expressed in kilowatt-hours. The discrepancy between the amount of electricity generated and/or imported and the amount consumed and/or exported is accounted for as loss in transmission and distribution.
Source: CIA World Factbook - Unless otherwise noted, information in this page is accurate as of January 1, 2012See also: Electricity - production map
What country is the world's largest coal producer?
Investopedia - 1/30/2015 10:42:17 PM
With 50% of the world's electricity being produced by coal ... lower product transportation costs and extract more coal from the interior of the country. Based on its production size, China is able to exert a strong influence on the world coal market ...
Caribbean Energy Summit 2015: US Announce Investments in Energy Security for Caribbean Countries During First-Ever DC Summit
The Latin Post - 1/27/2015 1:06:01 PM
"Meanwhile, we're in the midst of a seismic shift in the global economy: the ascendancy of the Americas as the epicenter of energy production ... Caribbean countries to "succeed as prosperous, secure, energy-independent neighbors -- not a world apart ...
Germany boosts onshore wind capacity by record amount in 2014
Yahoo News - 1/29/2015 12:27:51 PM
Renewable energy accounted for 25.8 percent of the country's power production mix in 2014 and is set to grow to 40-45 percent by 2025 and to 80 percent by 2050. Though still tiny by comparison, Germany's offshore wind capacity more than doubled by last ...
Energy researchers say nuclear power is ‘critical’ in effort to fight global warming
Raw Story - 1/29/2015 6:25:46 PM
Since the 2011 Fukushima Daiichi nuclear accident in Japan chilled global attitudes toward nuclear power, the world ... of production. France, Japan, Russia and China round out the top five countries using nuclear power. Globally, nuclear energy is ...
Unlocking the Caribbean’s energy potential
Stabroek News - 1/30/2015 9:06:14 AM
This means investing in clean energy, and saving energy through more efficient production and consumption ... power or clean natural gas power. A recent World Bank study showed that seven Eastern Caribbean countries have potential for geothermal energy ...
World Bank Supports Energy Sector Development in the Kyrgyz Republic
The World Bank - 1/29/2015 11:19:16 PM
WASHINGTON, January 29, 2015 – The World Bank’s Board ... its vast hydropower resources, the energy sector in the Kyrgyz Republic, which accounts for about four percent of GDP and 16 percent of the industrial production, suffers from deeply rooted ...
World Watch: News Digest
Wall Street Journal - 1/29/2015 9:24:44 PM
The king did opt for some continuity by keeping Oil Minister Ali al-Naimi, who was instrumental in the decision by the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries to keep its oil production target ... fields ranging from energy to education.
Wind power in Jamaica: Vestas secures 36 MW wind turbines order for the country’s largest wind farm
REVE - 1/29/2015 10:00:31 PM
The BMR Jamaica wind project has an estimated gross annual production ... wind energy in 73 countries, providing jobs for around 19,300 passionate people at our service and project sites, research facilities, factories and offices all over the world.
Afghans want U.S. to play greater role in their country than planned, poll shows
Washington Post - 1/29/2015 10:54:48 AM
The poll, conducted in November by the Afghan Center for Socio-Economic and Opinion Research in collaboration with New York-based firm Langer Research Associates, surveyed a random sample of 2,051 Afghan men and women in most parts of the country.
Global Market for Coal, Research Report by Transparency Market Research
Busbyway - 1/28/2015 5:29:41 PM
Albany, NY — (ReleaseWire) — 01/28/2015 — The global coal market study analyzes one of the most important energy sources ... and silicon metal production. Australia: The Largest Supplier of Coal Australia ranks fourth in the world from the coal ...
Asia Pacific Well Intervention Market Forecast To 2018, Analysis By Region, Well Intervention Types, Competitive Landscape, Deal Analysis
IT Business Net - 1/28/2015 10:01:42 PM
Asia's role continues to rise in importance in the world energy markets ... has increased the growth of offshore oil exploration and production. China, Malaysia and India were the top three countries in the region in terms of proved oil reserve size ...
Coal production drops in China for 1st time in 14 years as country switches to cleaner energy
FOX News - 1/24/2015 4:27:01 AM
BEIJING – China recorded its first drop in coal production since 2000 last year, as the world's biggest greenhouse gas emitter pulls back on its use of the fossil fuel and switches to cleaner energy sources. According to the country's national coal ...
U.S.: Iran's oil production capacity curbed
United Press International - 1/28/2015 3:06:31 PM
The World Bank said in an October report the Iranian economy is contracting, but at a slower pace than before. Sanctions imposed on the Iranian energy sector in response to its nuclear program resulted in a real gross domestic product contraction of 5.8 ...
Top Wind Power Countries Relative to Electricity Production (CleanTechnica Exclusive)
CleanTechnica - 6/5/2012 4:26:46 PM
Closing out this series (I think), below are the top countries in the world* for wind power capacity relative to electricity production**. In other words, these are the countries that have the most wind power compared to their electricity production.
Anguilla's Top Energy Officials Attend First-ever Caribbean Energy Security Summit In Washington, Hosted By Vice President Biden
StreetInsider - 1/28/2015 11:49:05 PM
Representing Anguilla were The Minister with Responsibility for Energy ... into production later this year and a waste to energy partnership expected to come on stream in the near future. With these initiatives, we will surpass almost all countries ...